Dr. Peter Sheckman

Dr. Peter Sheckman

Board of Directors
North Shore Physicians Group
Medical Director

Peter Sheckman serves as Medical Director at the North Shore Physician’s Group (formally Charter Medical and North Shore Medical Group) in Lynn, MA. Mr. Sheckman was the former President of North Shore Medical Group from 1985-1996 before taking his current position. He also has been a Partner, specializing in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine since 1977. Peter has also been committed to the work being done at North Shore Medical Center (formally known as Atlanticare Medical Center) since 1984. Currently he works as the North Shore Health Team Leaders and The North Shore Physician Group Executive Committee. Prior to these positions, he was Epidemiologist; Chairman of The Infectious Control Committee, Chair of the Infection Control Committee, Physician/Director of the Infectious Disease Clinic for HIV Care, Associate Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine, Director of Lynn’s Massachusetts Department of Public Heath Tuberculosis, Board of Trustees at the North Shore Medical Center, President of the Medical Staff North Shore Medical Center, Locum Tenens of Indian Health Services at the Blackfoot Tribal Hospital, Chair of the Aids Task Force Committee, President Elect medical Staff of North Shore Medical Center, Chair of the Credentials Committee/Bylaw Committee, and Hospital Coordinator of North Shore Health Plan BC/BS HMO Utilization Review, Plan Management.

Peter Sheckman serves on The Board of Directors with: Project Cope, North Shore Physician’s Group/Charter Medical, All Care Hospice in Lynn, MA. He has also been a Board Member of Boston Philharmonic since 1979, as well as being a member of the in the cello section.

His most current awards include: Community Clinician of the Year – 2009 from the Essex South District Massachusetts Medical Society, and The Holyoke Award- 2010 from the North Shore Medical Center.

Mr. Sheckman holds a B.A from Yale University and graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1971.

Peter also plays cello for the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra.